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Van acker Family History

Van acker Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived next to a field, Middle Dutch ack(e)re, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.Alternatively, it may be a habitational name for someone from Aachen, a variant of Van Aken.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

12,125 Historical Documents with Van acker on Ancestry.com
4,737 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
576 Military Records
575 Immigration Records
1,584 Census and Voter Lists
4,653 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Van acker Families

  • Number of Van acker families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Van acker last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van acker Family Origin

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Van acker Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Van acker

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Van acker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Van acker

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